An introductory program designed to enhance rhythm, skills, coordination, musicality and a genuine love for the art of dance. The combination class offers Tap, pre-Ballet and beginning Jazz. In Ballet they will work towards strength and flexibility while learning basic ballet terminology. Tap teaches rhythm and musicality while beginning Jazz encompasses isolations of the body, core development, and progressions towards a new style of movement.
3-5 year olds
6 and up
Thursdays 5:00-6:00 (wait list)
10 and up
Ballet stresses correct placement, body alignment and awareness for classical Ballet technique. Dancers will be taught Ballet terminology, anatomy, and how to apply it to their dancing.
Pointe classes are for advanced ballet students and they must receive an invitation from their ballet instructor. Careful consideration is made prior to allowing students to dance en pointe. Factors include age, years of ballet training, hours of ballet taken currently per week, strength of ankles and legs, and proper use of technique in flat work. Students who are placed en pointe prematurely can suffer from damage to growing bones in the feet, other types of injury, and the development of poor technical habits in ballet.
Hip Hop classes teach the fun, upbeat style of dance that utilizes body isolations, core control and current dance movements to express emotion through age appropriate popular music. Hip Hop classes are for both recreational and competitive dancers.
7 to 10
10 and up
Teen (by evaluation)
Lyrical dance is a mixture of ballet, jazz, and modern techniques and is an emotion based movement style that often focuses on the lyrics of a song in choreography.
A fun combination of song, dance and acting.
7 and up
Wednesdays 7:45-8:30 (by evaluation)
A style seen performed by high school dance teams. Pom is a class designed to introduce dancers to the proper jazz dance technique while including the sharp, synchronized movements and visual effects of working with pom pons. We will create fun, energized pom routines.
This is a class geared specifically for dancers to increase strength and flexibility in their acrobatic movement. This class covers basic acrobatic skills systematically working towards more advanced skills. This class is for both recreational and competitive students.
Mondays 6:15-7:00 (wait list)
These classes focus on the body's center, from which all movements begin and end, making it possible to maintain balance while executing high extensions and graceful, powerful movements. Learning how to correctly spot, enables dancers to improve and maintain balance and control while executing turns. These classes work to increase flexibility and strength for all students.
Leaps and Turns
Stretch and Strength
An upbeat dance form derived from ballet which incorporates stretching, body isolations, leaps and turns. Jazz is a great class for increasing flexibility and building memory skills.
5 to 9 year olds
Mondays 4:45-5:30 (experienced, wait list)
10 and up
Yes you can dance! Did you always want to dance? This is the class for you! Learn the basics of tap while creating come fun combinations! Not to mention...it's great leg exercise!
Thursdays 7:00-7:30 (Sept 14th-Oct 19th)